The woman sustained severe head injuries and was transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a critical condition.
The woman sustained severe head injuries and was transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a critical condition. Melanie Plane

Police still looking for witnesses of pedestrian accident

UPDATE 10AM: A WOMAN who was involved in a car accident in north Rockhampton on Saturday night remains in a critical condition in a Brisbane Hospital.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said no witnesses to the incident had yet come forward and police were still investigating.

The 31-year-old Yeppoon woman was lying on the road in Charles Street, Berserker, when she was struck by a motor vehicle about 1.40am Sunday morning.

She was transferred from Rockhampton Hospital to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital yesterday afternoon with severe head injuries.

UPDATE 8.30PM: THE Yeppoon woman involved in a car accident in Berserker overnight remains in a critical condition at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

The 31-year-old was transferred there this afternoon with severe head injuries.

It is understood the woman was lying on the road when she was struck by the vehicle.

UPDATE 2PM: A 31-YEAR-OLD woman hit by car in Berserker overnight has been transferred to Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and remains in a critical condition. 

New information about the accident has emerged. 

The Morning Bulletin understand the woman, who suffered severe head injuries, was lying on the road when she was struck by the vehicle. 

Police said their inquires indicate the driver of the vehicle involved was not at fault. 

UPDATE 11am: The 31-year-old pedestrian hit by a car in North Rockhampton this morning remains in a critical condition in Rockhampton Hospital

Investigating police say they are aware of the vehicle involved in the Charles St accident and the circumstances at this time appear to be non-suspicious.

Police have called for witnesses to come forward and are conducting a door knock in the area.

Scenes of Crime officers are at the scene of the accident compiling evidence.

 

INITIAL 8am: POLICE want to speak to passengers in a taxi who may have witnessed an accident where a woman was struck by a vehicle and critically injured in North Rockhampton this morning.

Preliminary investigations indicate at around 1.40am a woman has been struck by a vehicle on Charles St in the Berserker area.

The woman sustained severe head injuries and was transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a critical condition.

Police are hoping to speak to anyone who may have seen the incident, including the passengers of a taxi who were transported to a nearby address around the time of the crash.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.



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